On January 23, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 10,669 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 10,669 new cases, 10,501 are domestic and 168 are imported. The CECC announced 24 deaths today
Regarding the 10,501 new domestic cases, 4,787 are male and 5,709 are female, while the gender of the other nine cases is under investigation. They range in age from under five to above 90 years. Of those domestic cases, 2,114 were reported in New Taipei City, 1,318 in Kaohsiung City, 1,275 in Taichung City, 1,141 in Taipei City, 940 in Taoyuan City, 871 in Tainan City, 455 in Changhua County, 324 in Hsinchu County, 287 in Miaoli County, 264 in Pingtung County, 259 in Hsinchu City, 228 in Yunlin County, 201 in Keelung City, 173 in Nantou County, 163 in Yilan County, 147 in Chiayi County, 121 in Hualien County, 99 in Chiayi City, 65 in Taitung County, 30 in Penghu County, 21 in Kinmen County, and six in Lienchiang County.
Regarding the 24 deaths from domestic cases announced today, they were 13 men and 11 women ranging in age from 20 to above 90 years. They were severe cases.
Regarding the 168 imported cases, they all arrived in Taiwan between December 23, 2022, and January 22, 2023.
The CECC reported that a total of 21,431,098 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 12,076,040. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 9,353,625 cases. Of the 9,353,625 confirmed cases, 47,187 are imported; 9,306,384 are domestic; 36 are naval crew members aboard the Panshi fast combat support ship; 3 are infections on an aircraft; 1 case has an unknown source of infection; 14 cases' sources of infection are being investigated. There have been a cumulative total of 16,122 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 16,122 deaths, 16,102 are from domestic cases and the other 20 are from imported cases.